SANTA MONICA, CA – August 25, 2011 – Miramax announced today that Adrienne Gary has been appointed Senior Vice President, Organizational Strategy & Administration, effective immediately. Gary will be responsible for all recruiting, organizational structure, global HR and corporate administration. Gary will report directly to Steve Schoch, Miramax CFO, and work closely with Mike Lang, CEO, on key organizational issues.
“We are very pleased to have Adrienne join our team. She brings extraordinary experience and a track record of working in first-class, global media and entertainment companies – like Fox, where we worked together for several years. We are confident that Adrienne will be a tremendous asset for Steve as well as the rest of the Miramax team,” said Lang.
Gary has over 25 years of experience as a strategic human capital executive, with deep expertise in the entertainment and media industries. Prior to joining Miramax, Gary ran her own human capital consulting group, serving clients ranging from startups to well-established companies. Previously, Gary spent seven years as Executive Vice President of Fox Networks Group, where she was responsible for developing organizational structures, policies, and staffing and for streamlining HR infrastructure. She spent more than 20 years at Warner Bros. Filmed Entertainment, most recently as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Human Resources, and she has also held positions with Global Apparel Network and Ernst & Young. Gary has been named “One of the Most Powerful Women in Cable” by CableFax and has served on numerous industry and charitable boards, including the Board of Directors of Women in Cable Television and the American Management Association Workshops, of which she was co-chair. Gary holds a BS from Woodbury University.
Miramax is a leading worldwide film and television studio with a library of more than 700 motion pictures. Miramax sells directly and licenses its titles globally through strategic partnerships with Lionsgate, Studiocanal and most recently Netflix, Hulu and Facebook. The company has two new releases this summer: The Debt, starring Helen Mirren and Sam Worthington, and the Guillermo del Toro-produced Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, starring Katie Holmes and Guy Pearce. The Miramax library holds some of the world’s most original and acclaimed independent films including Pulp Fiction, Shakespeare In Love, Chicago, Good Will Hunting, The English Patient, No Country for Old Men, Kill Bill Volumes I and II, Life is Beautiful, Reservoir Dogs, Sex, Lies, and Videotape, Cinema Paradiso and My Left Foot — as well as scores of commercially successful films such as Bridget Jones’s Diary, Bad Santa, and the Scream, Hellraiser, Scary Movie and Spy Kids franchises. Collectively, the Miramax library has received 284 Academy Award nominations and 68 Oscars, including four Best Picture Awards. Miramax is headquartered in Santa Monica, California. For more information, please visit www.miramax.com, like the company on www.facebook.com/miramax or follow Miramax on Twitter @Miramax.